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The Silver Grey Spiral Staircase

Two of the features that stand out when you view the Orbit Tower from afar are the red roller coaster like steel lattice structure that winds crazily around the main tower, and the grey or silver spiral that looks a … Continue reading

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The Largest Sculpture in the UK

The Orbit Tower is acclaimed as Britain’s largest sculpture,  since it isn’t by any means the tallest structure in London or anywhere else. No, that would now be the Shard at London Bridge, which at 1016 feet or 310 metres is … Continue reading

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Video from inside the Orbit Tower

Andy Wilkes is one of the Official BT’s Storytellers for London 2012 and was given a tour inside the Orbit Tower recently by ArcelorMittal. In this video, just a bit further down the page you can see the descent of … Continue reading

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The Silver Spiral Staircase

It’s now the end of July and progress on the Orbit Tower may seem slow if you are just looking for added bits to the top or the orbits when passing the Olympic Park by train or DLR but if … Continue reading

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